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The jury has been chosen

German Book Prize 2022

The novel of the year 2021 is "Blaue Frau" by Antje Rávik Strubel © vntr.media

Award ceremony in October

Dates 2022

8 February: Announcement of the judges
23 August: Announcement of the nominees
20 September: Announcement of the Shortlist
17 October: Award ceremony

dbp22: The jury starts its work © vntr.media

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Submission Numbers


Germany / Austria / Switzerland
124 Publishers
202 Novels


The jury

The Academy of the German Book Prize selects the members of the jury.

Stiftung Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhanndels
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Deutsche Bank Stiftung